Easy Taco Salad

Easy Taco Salad Recipe

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Trudy Walker


Kids loving tacos, but so messy for them, I came up with great taco salad. The kids loved helping make it and so much easier for them to handled. Now kids grown and I still share with the family. Grandson gets to help make it now. Quick and easy.


★★★★★ 2 votes

4-6 persons
15 Min
15 Min


  • 1 large
    bag of dorritos nacho chips
  • 2 - 4 c
    sharp shredded cheddar cheese ( i use 4 cups, love cheese)
  • 1/2 large
    head of lettuce
  • 1 - 2 large
  • 1 1/3 lb
    lean hamburgar meat
  • 2 pkg
    mccormick original taco seasoning
  • 1 medium
    container of sour cream
  • 1 bottle
    catalina dressing
  • 1 c
    hot water

How to Make Easy Taco Salad


  1. Brown ground meat in skillet pan. Drain fat and return to stove.
  2. While browning meat, in large mixing bowl, crush 3/4 bag of nacho chips and place in bowl.
  3. Cut lettuce into shreds and place in bowl on top of crush chips.
  4. Slice tomatoes into small wedges or cubes and place to side.
  5. Returning to drain meat on stove, add both pkgs of taco mix and hot water. Mix well. Cover and let simmer for aprox. 5 minutes
  6. After taco meat is done, spoon mixture over lettuce in mixing bowl.
  7. Pour cheese over meat in mixing bowl. ( So cheese can start to melt from heat.)
  8. Add tomatoes over cheese. Mix everything very carefully with 2 large spoons until completely mixed.
  9. Serve on plate. Use sour cream and catalina on the indiviual servings. Enjoy

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About Easy Taco Salad

Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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